The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 28 47 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.47% 7.56% 4.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.72% 23.62% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 31
Average salary £49,500 £48,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £100,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
158 199 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.20% 31.99% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 143 176 144
Average salary £45,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.68% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (73.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
4 22 (48.89%) Windows
5 20 (44.44%) SQL
6 19 (42.22%) IIS
7 17 (37.78%) MySQL
8 16 (35.56%) Linux
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
10 13 (28.89%) VMware
11 12 (26.67%) PHP
11 12 (26.67%) Apache
11 12 (26.67%) cPanel
11 12 (26.67%) Webmin
11 12 (26.67%) Plesk
11 12 (26.67%) vSphere
12 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (24.44%) .NET
12 11 (24.44%) C#
12 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
13 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (22.22%) HTML
13 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 10 (22.22%) XML
14 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (17.78%) CentOS
15 8 (17.78%) nginx

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (42.22%) IIS
2 12 (26.67%) Apache
3 8 (17.78%) nginx
4 4 (8.89%) Lync
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.89%) CMS
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.89%) Drupal
4 4 (8.89%) Alfresco
4 4 (8.89%) WordPress
5 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) VPN
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) DHCP
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) VLAN
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.89%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (8.89%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (8.89%) WAN
3 4 (8.89%) SNMP
3 4 (8.89%) LAN
3 4 (8.89%) SAN
4 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 3 (6.67%) Network Security
4 3 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (4.44%) Intranet
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) SSL
6 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (73.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (37.78%) MySQL
4 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.67%) Big Data
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Support
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Report Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) HTML
2 10 (22.22%) XML
3 8 (17.78%) MDX
3 8 (17.78%) Ajax
4 6 (13.33%) jQuery
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.33%) CSS
4 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.11%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) XSL
6 4 (8.89%) LAMP
6 4 (8.89%) DHTML
7 3 (6.67%) Ext JS
7 3 (6.67%) JSON
7 3 (6.67%) WCF
7 3 (6.67%) WPF
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Replication
1 4 (8.89%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.78%) Ubuntu
5 8 (17.78%) CentOS
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.56%) ETL
4 6 (13.33%) MVC
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) B2B
7 3 (6.67%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) System Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Document Management
8 2 (4.44%) Logistics
8 2 (4.44%) Process Management
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
9 1 (2.22%) Content Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
3 12 (26.67%) PHP
4 11 (24.44%) C#
5 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.78%) Perl
6 8 (17.78%) Python
7 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) MCSE
1 3 (6.67%) MCSA
1 3 (6.67%) CCNA
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) vSphere
2 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.89%) Samba
6 3 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Plesk
1 12 (26.67%) cPanel
1 12 (26.67%) Webmin
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.89%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) Brocade
6 4 (8.89%) ProCurve
6 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.89%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.89%) Tableau
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) Kofax
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